Texas Education Code
Sec. § 1001.058
Advisory Committee


(a)

The commission shall establish an advisory committee to advise the commission and department on rules and educational and technical matters relevant to the administration of this chapter.

(b)

The advisory committee consists of eleven members appointed for staggered six-year terms by the presiding officer of the commission, with the approval of the commission, as follows:

(1)

one member representing a driver education school that offers a traditional classroom course and in-car training;

(2)

one member representing a driver education school that offers a traditional classroom course, alternative methods of instruction, or in-car training;

(3)

one member representing a driving safety school offering a traditional classroom course or providing an alternative method of instruction;

(4)

one member representing a driving safety course provider approved for a traditional classroom course and for an alternative method of instruction;

(5)

one member representing a driving safety course provider approved for a traditional classroom course or for an alternative method of instruction;

(6)

one licensed instructor;

(7)

one representative of the Department of Public Safety;

(8)

one member representing a drug and alcohol driving awareness program course provider;

(9)

one member representing a parent-taught course provider; and

(10)

two members representing the public.

(c)

The presiding officer of the commission shall appoint the presiding officer of the advisory committee. The presiding officer of the advisory committee may vote on any matter before the advisory committee.

(d)

A member may not serve two consecutive full terms.

(e)

If a vacancy occurs during a term, the presiding officer of the commission, with the approval of the commission, shall appoint a replacement who meets the qualifications of the vacated position to serve for the remainder of the term.

(f)

A member of the advisory committee may be removed from the advisory committee as provided by Section 51.209, Occupations Code.

(g)

Members of the advisory committee may not receive compensation but are entitled to reimbursement for actual and necessary expenses incurred in performing the functions of the advisory committee, subject to the General Appropriations Act.

(h)

The committee shall meet at the call of the presiding officer of the commission.

(i)

Chapter 2110, Government Code, does not apply to the advisory committee.
Added by Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1044 (H.B. 1786), Sec. 13, eff. September 1, 2015.
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